Coach overturns in Texas, killing at least 2

Posted on April 11, 2013

IRVING, Texas — Authorities told the AP that a chartered bus from Cardinal Coach Line overturned on a highway near Dallas, killing at least two people and injuring several others.

The bus, carrying about 30 people, was traveling north to a casino when it slid off the highway. For the full story, click here.

UPDATE: The National Transportation Safety Board sent two investigators from its Texas regional office to gather information regarding this morning’s deadly bus crash in Irving, Texas.

Improving the safety of bus operation has been on the NTSB’s Most Wanted List since November 2012. The agency continues to emphasize the need for improvements in operator safety standards, occupant protection and regulatory oversight.

Any additional information regarding the investigation will be released as it becomes available.

Information on the Most Wanted List can be found here.

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